Chancellorsville 1863: Jackson's Lightning Strike (Campaign)

By Carl Smith

Osprey's exam of the conflict of Chancellorsville (1863) of the yank Civil battle (1861-1865). Following the debacle of the conflict of Fredricksburg in December 1862, Burnside was once changed as commander of the military of the Potomac through normal Joseph Hooker. Having reorganised the military and more desirable morale, he deliberate an assault that might take his military to Richmond and finish the conflict. even supposing confronted by means of a military two times his dimension, the accomplice commander Robert E. Lee break up his forces: Jubal Early used to be left to carry off Sedgwick's Fredericksburg assault, and 'Stonewall' Jackson was once despatched with 26,000 males in a large envelopment round Hooker's correct flank. This identify info how at nightfall on might 2, Jackson's males crashed into the Federal correct flank, and the way stiffening Federal resistance slowed the accomplice increase the following day.

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Dance (84) (1/3R, 1/6lb, 2/12H) Graham's (Rockbridge) Artillery - Capt. Archibald Graham (93) (2/10P, 2/12H, 2/6lb) Hupp's Virginia Btty (Salem Artillery) Capt. Abraham Hupp (70) (2/12H, 2/6lb) Smith's Btty (3rd Richmond Howitzers) Capt. Benjamin H. Smith (64) (4/3R) Watson's Btty (2nd Richmond Howitzers) Capt. David Watson (66) (4/10P) MCINTOSH'S BATTALION Brig. Gen. R. E. Colston (7,666) employees: 7 PAXTON'S BRIGADE (1ST) Brig. Gen. E. F. Paxton (1,816) employees: four second Virginia - Col. John Quincy Adams Nadenbousch (399) 4th Virginia - Col. Wm. Terry (426) fifth Virginia - Col. J. H. S. Funk (470) twenty seventh Virginia - Col. James ok. Edmundson (221) thirty third Virginia - Lt. Col. Abraham Spengler (296) JONES' BRIGADE (2ND) Brig. Gen. J. R. Jones (1,671) employees: 7 twenty first Virginia - Maj. John S. Moseley (225) forty second Virginia - Col. Robert W. Withers (400) forty fourth Virginia - Col. Norvell Cobb (304) forty eighth Virginia - Col. Thomas S. Garnett (377) fiftieth Virginia - Col. Alexander S. Vandeventer (358) WARREN'S BRIGADE (3RD) Col. E. T. H. Warren (2,625) employees: five 1st North Carolina - Col. John A. MacDowell (576) Maj. David G. Mcintosh (369) employees: four Hurt's (2nd Hardaway) Alabama Btty Capt. William P. damage (75) (2/3R, 2A/V) Johnson's (Richmond) Virginia Btty Capt. Marmaduke Johnson (100) (2/3R, 2/12H) Lusk's (2nd Rockbridge) Virginia Btty Capt. John A. M. Lusk (72) (2/3R, 2/12H) Wooding's Virginia Btty (Danville Artillery) Capt. Robert S. Rice (118) (2/10P, 1/3R, 1/12N) RESERVE ARTILLERY Brig. Gen. William N. Pendleton (656) employees: three CUTT'S (SUMTER GEORGIA) BATTALION Lt. Col. A. S. Cutts (393) employees: nine Ross's Btty (Sumter, A Btty) - Capt. Hugh M. Ross (130) (3/10P, 1/3NR, 1/12H, 1/12N) Patterson's Btty (Sumter, B Btty) - Capt. George M. Patterson (130) (4/12H, 2/12N) Wingfield's Btty (Sumter, C Arty) - Capt. John Wingfield (124) (3/NR, 2/10P) NELSON'S BATTALION Lt. Col. W. Nelson (260) employees: nine Kirkpatrick's Virginia Btty (Amherst Artillery) -Capt. Thomas J. Kirkpatrick (105) (2/12H, 2/6lb) Massie's Virginia Btty (Fluvanna Arty) Capt. John L. Massie (73) (1/3R, 3/N) Milledge's Georgia Btty - Capt. John Milledge (73)(1/10P, 1/3R, 1/HR, 1/JR) CAVALRY department Maj. Gen. James E. B. Stuart (4,291) employees: 20 ADC - Maj. Heros von Borcke FITZHUGH LEE'S BRIGADE (2ND) Brig. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee (1,477) employees: four 1st Virginia Cavalry - Col. James H. Drake (311) 2d Virginia Cavalry - Col. Thomas T Munford (387) third Virginia Cavalry - Col. Thomas H. Owen (225) 4th Virginia Cavalry - Col. Williams C. Wickham (550) WHF LEE'S BRIGADE (3RD) Brig. Gen. W. H. F. (Rooney) Lee (2,131) employees: four second North Carolina Cavalry - Lt. Col. William H. Payne (152) fifth Virginia Cavalry - Col. Thomas L Rosser (156) ninth Virginia Cavalry - Col. wealthy LT. Beale (494) tenth Virginia Cavalry - Col. James L. Davis (241) thirteenth Virginia Cavalry - Col. John R. Chambliss (305) fifteenth Virginia Cavalry - Col. Charles R. Collins (779) HORSE ARTILLERY Maj. R. F. Beckham (663) employees: nine Lynchburg (Beaureguard) Rifles - Capt. Marcellus N. Moorman (112) (4/6lb) 1st Stuart Horse Artillery - Capt. James Breathed (107) (4/3R) 2d Stuart Horse Artillery - Capt.

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